Astros vs. Athletics Prediction for MLB Friday [5/26/2023]

Astros vs. Athletics Prediction for MLB Friday [5/26/2023]

The Oakland Athletics square off with the favored Houston Astros in MLB action at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, beginning at 9:40PM ET.

The Athletics will send James Kaprielian (0-4, 8.68 ERA) to the mound, pitting him against Hunter Brown (4-1, 3.20 ERA) for the Astros.

Dimers' free betting picks for Astros vs. Athletics, plus game predictions and betting odds, are detailed below.


Who Will Win: Astros vs. Athletics

Using state-of-the-art computer power and data, has simulated Friday's Astros-Athletics MLB matchup 10,000 times.

Dimers' independent predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, currently gives the Astros a 64% chance of winning against the Athletics.

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Astros vs. Athletics Game Odds

  • Run Line: Athletics +1.5 (+140), Astros -1.5 (-150)
  • Moneyline: Athletics +230, Astros -265
  • Total: Over/Under 8.5 (-105/-110)

Run Line, Moneyline and Over/Under

The Athletics are currently +1.5 underdogs against the Astros, with +140 at DraftKings Sportsbook the best odds currently available.

For the favored Astros (-1.5) to cover the run line, PointsBet has the best odds currently on offer at -150.

PointsBet currently has the best moneyline odds for the Athletics at +230, which means you can bet $100 to profit $230, earning a total payout of $330, if they win.

Meanwhile, DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Astros at -265, where you can risk $265 to win $100, for a total payout of $365, if they come out on top.

The Over/Under sits at 8.5 with DraftKings Sportsbook, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -105, while PointsBet currently has the best odds for the Under at -110.

As always, make sure you check all of the online sportsbooks available in your state for the best MLB odds and lines.

According to DimersBOT, the bookmakers have got it right and both the Astros and Athletics have a 50% chance of covering the run line, while the 8.5-run Over/Under has a 55% chance of going Under.

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Best Bets for Astros vs. Athletics


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While the Astros are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, betting on the Athletics moneyline is the best option due to the 5.2% edge found when comparing our data-led probabilities to the sportsbooks' odds currently on offer.

Taking advantage of the edges seen on Dimers is one of the keys to achieving long-term profitability as a bettor.

Astros vs. Athletics Betting Guide

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Dimers has full betting coverage of Friday's Astros-Athletics matchup, including pregame predictions, free picks, and live scores.

Remember, DimersBOT updates often, so keep an eye on this article for the latest betting insights before Astros vs. Athletics on Friday May 26, 2023.


Astros vs. Athletics 2023

Friday's action between the Athletics and Astros at Oakland Coliseum is scheduled to start at 9:40PM ET.

  • Who: Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics
  • Date: Friday May 26, 2023
  • Time: 9:40PM ET / 6:40PM PT
  • Venue: Oakland Coliseum

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